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Saltwell Park

off A167, Gateshead, England
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Gateshead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Reservations
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
10 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

fine example of a Victorian park, they have spent a lot of money here and it shows lots of nice walks, plus open spaces and the lake well worth a visit

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

I love walking on parks wherever I am. This one is one of the best I have ever had the pleasure to visit

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I visit this park every morning for a walk with my dog. It's very well kept by the hard working gardeners, the flower beds are really colourful at the moment. If you fancy a coffee or light lunch a visit to the Towers coffee shop is a must, on a sunny day it's lovely to sit outside. Children like to... More

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Remember when you could enjoy a stroll around your local park without drunks, drug rubbish and dog poo everywhere? I can, and I'm pleased to say that you won't have any of those problems here. Although many people love sun and summer here, I think autumn is the best season to visit. The colours are fantastic. The park is beautiful,... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I have always had fond memories of Saltwell Park and visits during my chilhood to the museum (now the Towers tea rooms). I must say the upgrade was well worth every penny as Saltwell Park is definitely a jewel in Gateshead's crown again.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Salt well park is a beautiful large park including a lake and beautiful surroundings. It is an escape from the normal scenery in gateshead.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
30 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Saltwell Park is a very large park with a number of facilities and plenty of place to walk or sit and relax. It has a boating lake, flower gardens, bowling greens, children's play equipment and a cafe. This park is quite expansive and certainly has something for most people. The cafe is adequate, but does not have a very large... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

lovely venue, visited on Mothers day for afternoon tea, hd to wait 35mins before seated even with a reservation staff rushing around passing customers with hot tea pots so wasn't too safe, people crowded around lifts ,no one really acknowledging your presence- disappointing mothers day !

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Gateshead
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Saltwell Park has it all -lovely scenery, great spaces to play and the visitor centre is great. Very safe environment.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

best park in the country imho, if you get a nice day weather wise you can spend a full day there no problem

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